Caleb Willman Haws

7 Oct 1838 - 20 Nov 1871

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Caleb Willman Haws

7 Oct 1838 - 20 Nov 1871
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Haws, Caleb W., an Elder of the Church who died while filling a foreign mission, was born Oct. 7, 1838, in Wayne county, Illinois, the son of Gilbert Haws and Hannah Whitcomb. He was baptized when eight years of age and emigrated to Utah with his parents two years later. Early in life he became a me
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Caleb Willman Haws

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Married: 24 Jul 1862
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Provo City Cemetery

610 S State St
Provo, Utah, Utah
United States

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Born in Green Township, Wayne Co., Illinois. Died while on a mission in England. Iterred in the Darton Church Yard, Barnsley, Yorks., age 33 years., Our beloved Mother. Born Morley's Settlement, Hancock Co., Ill. Died age 57 years.
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Caleb W Haws Died while serving on LDS Mission

Contributor: dswright Created: 10 months ago Updated: 10 months ago

Haws, Caleb W., an Elder of the Church who died while filling a foreign mission, was born Oct. 7, 1838, in Wayne county, Illinois, the son of Gilbert Haws and Hannah Whitcomb. He was baptized when eight years of age and emigrated to Utah with his parents two years later. Early in life he became a member of the 45th quorum of Seventy. For ten years he was a captain in the Nauvoo Legion First Brigade, Utah Military District at Provo. He married Eliza Snow, daughter of James C, Snow, and was set apart for a mission to England April 22, 1871. On his arrival in Liverpool May 22nd, he was assigned to the Manchester conference, where he labored faithfully and well until the departure of Elder Thomas G. Woolley, when he was appointed to succeed him in the presidency of the Sheffield conference. "In this capacity he continued his labors of love until called by our Heavenly Father to a holier abode." He was stricken down by small-pox, and after a brief sickness died Nov. 20, 1871. Elder Haws was beloved by all because of his kindness, modesty and other virtues, characteristic of the true Latter-day Saint.Source: Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia Volume 3 Biographies found at *******************************

Caleb William Haws Short History

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Caleb William Haws is the son of Gilberth Haws and Hannah Whitcomb Haws. He is their ninth child and their fifth son. He was born in Green Township, Wayne County, Illinois. He is brother to Caroline (1825 – 1853), Matilda (1826– 1849), Lucinda (1828 – 1917), Elizabeth "Eliza or Beth" (1830 – 1855), Francis Marion (1831 – 1914), Amos Whitcomb (1833 – 1888), William Wallace (1835 – 1895), Albert W. (1837 – 1912), George Washington (1841 – 1921), Emma Smith (1843 – 1917), Mary Olive (1845 – 1920), John Madison (1847 – 1916), and Gilberth Oliver (1849– 1917). He is the paternal grandson to Jacob Haws & Hannah Neill Haws and maternal grandson to Oliver Whitcomb & Olive Bidlick Whitcomb. He emigrated to Utah at the age of 10 with his family. They departed Winter Quarters, Nebraska on June 5, 1848 with the Brigham Young Company and arrived in the Salt Lake Valley between September 20 - September 24 in 1848. He married Eliza Ann Snow, daughter of James C. Snow, on July 24, 1862 in Provo, Utah County, Utah. He is father to Eliza Ann (1863 – 1939), Mary Ellen (1866 – 1922), Diantha Vilate (1868 – 1868), Sarah Jane (1869 – 1870), and Caleb Willman (1871 – 1941). [this son was born one month after he left for his mission. He died on his mission that same year so never saw his last son.] Caleb William Haws was a member of the 4th Quorum of the Seventy. He was also a captain in the Navoo Legion at Provo, Utah. He was set apart for a mission to England on April 22, 1871. He arrived in Liverpool, England on May 22, 1871, and was assigned to the Manchester conference where he labored well and was well loved. Upon the departure of Elder Thomas G. Wooley he was appointed to succeed him in the presidency of the Sheffield conference. Elder Caleb William Haws died of smallpox on November 20, 1871 and is buried in the Darton Parish Church of All Saints, in the Diocese of Wakefield, churchyard near Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England. His upright headstone remains intact and reads "Sacred to the memory of Elder Caleb W Haws / Missionary from Salt Lake City / Born October 7th 1838 / Died November 20th 1871 / aged 33 years / He is not dead but sleeping." (Source: Church History and Cemetery Records from Provo, Utah & Darton, England.) [Sharon copied it from Find A Grave Memorial # 57147032.]

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Caleb Willman Haws was born on 7 Oct 1838
Caleb Willman Haws was 2 years old when Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
1840
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Caleb Willman Haws was 21 years old when Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species. Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors and, in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.
1859
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Caleb Willman Haws was 22 years old when Abraham Lincoln is elected as the 16th President of United States. Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through the American Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.
1860
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Caleb Willman Haws died on 20 Nov 1871 at the age of 33
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